National Geographic : 1961 Mar
GREAT ENCOURAGEMENT F O R SEAM EN. .jl LL GENTLEMEN SEAMEN and able-bodied LANDSMEN who have a Mind to diflinguifl thcmflvcs in the GLORIOUS iCAUSE of their COUNTRY, and make their Fortunes, an. Op LK o portunity now offers on bo.ird the Ship R AN G ER, of Twenty g Guns, (for FRANCE) now laying in PonTS~soU IN, in the State of N EW vHA-r . SHIRa,commanded by JOHN 1AUL JONES Efq; let them repair to the bhips KIcesuz vous in PORTSMOUTH, or at the Sign of Commodore MAxLsr.v, in SALEMI,where they will be kind ly entertained, and receive the greatest Encourageimnt.- -The Ship RANGER, in the Opinion of every Perfon who has feen her is looked upon to be one of the bell Cruizers in AMsIacA.-- -S he will be always able to Fight her Guns undce a moft excellent Cover ; .and no VetiU yet built was evcr calculated for failing fafter, and making good Weather. Any GENTLM.N VOLUNTEERS who have a Mind to take an ngreable Voyage in this pleasant Seafon of the Year, may, by entering on board the above Ship RANGER, mec 'wth every Civility they can poffibly expect, and for a further Encouragement depend on the firft Op portunity being embraced to reward each one agreable to his Merit. All reafonable Travelling Expences will be allowed, and the Advance-Money be paid on heir Appearance on Board. "*. .y -'-. '-. - (. **.' -*'. - x. .,:.^ w.-b :.+--'<: IN CONGRESS,MARCH 29, 1777. RESOLVED, T HAT the MARINE COMMITTEE be.authorifed to advance to every able Seaman, that enters into the CONTINENTAL SaERICI, any Sum not exceeding FORTY DOL LAR S, and to every. ordinary Seaman or Landfnan, any Sum not exceeding TWEN TY DOLLAR S, to be dedu4cd from their future Prize-Money. By Order of Co'noaass, JOHN- - ANCOC K, PRasIDNTr. D FNYBRS Piated by E. Rossass, at the Hoa late the stell-Tawm.